Saturday, 16 January 2010

Mind the gap

I usually totally forget that Dave and I have 5 years between us (he's younger). I think we're both mature adults and when we're together we just have so much fun together that our age difference literally never comes up. Actually, it did come up once recently. We were joking about getting old and Dave said when he's 80 he will grow a huge gut and eat to his heart's content. I told him fine but don't expect me to want to jump his bones and he said he won't...because I'll be 85! And then he said "EWWW!" Hot burn! Diss! I thought it was rather funny, but it's true. I'll always be 5 years ahead. I'll be 40 when he's 35 and 50 when he's 45. It doesn't bother me because I know I look good, but it gave me pause for thought. Here I am, married to a dude who is younger than me, breaking one of my previous cardinal rules. Shocking. And oh so fun. I've got me a boy toy! (Or a toy boy, for you Brits).

Tuesday, 12 January 2010

I have dreamed a dream and now that dream has gone from me.

I wanted to make socks. I started in 2008 (!). It was a new challenge for me, knitting in the round with four needles. I rocked that out. I made the leg of the sock and turned the heel and then things fell apart. I started everything again, but my feeling for that first sock changed and I put it aside. I found web sites, videos and online help, but still I was stuck. So I'm making a pair of leg warmers. I will one day return to the mountain of the knitted sock, but for now I must move on. Fare thee well, oh treacherous sock. We shall meet again.

Sunday, 10 January 2010

Auld Lang Syne

Another decade gone and a new one started. It hasn't really sunk in yet, but I'm glad we've entered a new era. 2010 seems really promising to me and I hope for nothing but the best for myself and my loved ones. Dave and I wished a fond farewell to the year past in the comfort of our home amid friends, booze and board games. I look forward to the travelling, plan making and new adventures carved out in the every day in the new year. I don't have any resolutions to report, only that I want to be a better wife and show my love to David even more. I hope to sew some new things on my new sewing machine, and eat a lot of good meals. I would love to visit a new country and enjoy good friends. I also hope to create new things, including new posts ;) All the best to you and yours!